The first known test of the internet's new e-mailing system was handled by Ray Tomlinson, who sent a letter to himself. Of them he stated “The test messages were entirely forgettable. Most likely the first message sent was QWERTYUIOP \x or something similar.”
The first spam was only seven short years later, as 393 individuals on the ARPANET were sent messages by Gary Thuerk who was advertising a new model of Digital Equipment Corporation computers.
In 1985, the very first domain name was registered: Symbolics.com. The domain company still exists as a domain registry as of this day.
According to the infographic, the 1990s saw many firsts. From the first WWW software, first web browser (Mosaic), and the first banner ad ever. Webcrawler became the first search engine in 1994. In the same year Sting's Ten Summoner's Tales was sold, making it the first item sold through Ecommerce sites. One year later, the first Ebay item was sold. It was a broken laser pointer that was picked up by a man who simply stated “I'm a collector of broken laser pointers.”
The new century brought firsts as well, with the first YouTube video was posted of the site's co-founder at the San Diego Zoo. In 2006, the first tweet was sent out by the co-founder, stating “Just setting up my twtter.”
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